December 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for receiving two written warnings within a year period. He was allowed benefits upon a finding that he was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work. The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The employer offered evidence [Read More…]

Tax Incentives Compliance – Redeeming and Maintaining Incentives

Congratulations! Your company just secured a lucrative negotiated incentives package. Your benefits might include tax credits for creating jobs, property tax abatements for new investment and grants for training employees. Your job is done, right? Sorry! The journey has just begun… The most important part of receiving a negotiated incentives benefits package is the incentive [Read More…]

Register Now: The Credit Impact of Hurricanes

The Credit Impact of Hurricanes Hosted by Equifax and Moody’s Analytics December 13, 2017 at 1:00pm ET Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria wreaked havoc across the South. Banks, lenders and dealers alike are left wondering what the full impact might be on their books of business. Join Equifax and Moody’s Analytics on December 13 at [Read More…]

Webinar Replay: Unemployment Mock Hearing

During our recent unemployment webinar, Burden of Proof: An Unemployment Mock Hearing, we took our attendees straight into a live re-enactment of a real unemployment case. Most seasoned HR pros know that the heat is on when they receive notice of an unemployment hearing. From preparing the witnesses to ensuring documents are submitted as evidence [Read More…]

Ring in the New Year with Confidence in Your I-9 Compliance

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s a great time to assess your I-9 compliance program to make sure your organization is prepared for 2018. In the spirit of the season we will help you “count-down” some best practices to improve your I-9 management compliance: 10. Remove I-9s that have met retention requirements and adopt [Read More…]

4 Keys to Unlocking Improved Graduate Outcome Insights

As the pressure to obtain quality outcomes data on students and graduates continues, Institutional Research (IR) professionals are tasked with providing support for these demands. Continuous effort is put into the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data used for key research areas such as first destination, mid-career income and industry, salary levels, state of residence, [Read More…]

If You Don’t Screen 100%, You Can’t Maximize Your WOTC

The foundation of a successful WOTC program is identifying ALL eligible employees to reach 100% screening completion, you need to set expectations and have a simple process that can be applied consistently for every new hire. Our employee tax advisers recommend our clients to: Make presentation of WOTC screening mandatory for all applicants, in every [Read More…]

Register Now: Scoring More Consumers with Greater Accuracy

We’re excited to announce a new webinar, sponsored by VantageScore. Created by the three national credit reporting companies, VantageScore Solutions’ highly predictive model uses an innovative, patented and patent-pending scoring methodology to score a broader population, helping you tap into a larger pool of creditworthy borrowers. Launching soon, VantageScore 4.0 powered by Equifax will incorporate [Read More…]

ACA Penalty Notices Hit Mailboxes, Sample Letter 226J Available

Thanks to a partnership with a third-party legal consultant, Equifax has learned that employers are indeed receiving Letter 226J from the IRS for Affordable Care Act (ACA) non-compliance in tax year 2015. The Equifax ACA team explained in a recent blog post that such penalty letters were forthcoming, and now it’s confirmed they’re here. To [Read More…]

Register Now: Nebulous Digital Marketing Investment is Dead

Digital marketing is changing. Is your strategy keeping pace? Join us Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 2pm ET in this timely webinar discussion hosted by the Consumer Bankers Association, experts from Equifax, and guest, Forrester team up to explain why and how companies are shifting their digital marketing focus from quantity toward quality, as financial services [Read More…]